Home Remedies for Curing Acne
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You can stop being desperate now; these home remedies for curing acne are probably the last pages about acne you will ever visit. Simply because we know that the home remedies for acne we suggest here have done the job for many of the people who tried them

For all of you who do not immediately want to go 'chemical' these natural approaches have helped many people get a more positive outlook on solving their acne problem and boost their moral and self opinion. Because let's face it (I've been there) acne can put you down BIG TIME! So what's left to do is that we're going to try to fight this acne BIG TIME as well... 


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Short intro on acne


When the follicles or pores in your skin get blocked for some reason, the sebum (oil) gets trapped inside. This makes a great place for bacteria to start growing, which in turn will lead to either or both whiteheads and blackheads. These two are non inflammatory

But it can also lead to more serious inflammatory acne types like cystic acne or nodular acne


The reasons why your pores get plugged are even now still not exactly determined. It is said that bad food habits, insufficient hygiene, stress and/ or especially male hormones (yes also in girls) play a role in the creation of acne. It could be one or a combination of these that is responsible for your acne outbreak




Home Remedies for Curing Acne
Natural home solutions



Home remedies for curing acne

Milk of Magnesia


home remedies for curing acne

Milk of Magnesia (also called MoM) is originally known for its laxative action and contains magnesium hydroxide. But not so long ago there started to appear more and more stories of people who successfully used it as a natural acne treatment. This sounds a bit strange maybe, and the exact reason why it works on acne is not entirely clear, but it seems to work very well

Simply massage it onto the affected place, let it stay on for a few minutes and then rinse it off

Even people with cystic and nodular acne have seen dramatic improvements using this





Home remedies for curing acne

Apple cider vinegar


home remedies for curing acne apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is one of the older home remedies for acne and it has been very effective for many. It cleans and stabilizes the pH balance of your skin which is very helpful when fighting acne

Put some apple cider vinegar on a cotton pad and gently apply it to the acne spots. Let it dry a bit and wash with clean fresh water, pat your face dry with a clean towel





Home remedies for curing acne

Healthy diet


home remedies for curing acne

A healthy diet is good for everyone and especially as a natural acne treatment. Eat a lot of fruit and veggies, cut down on the sugar and soda’s, and drink a lot of water. Extra Zinc is another effective natural acne remedy. Take zinc in doses of about 50 mg three times a day





Home Remedies for Curing Acne
Facial masks



Home remedies for curing acne

Homemade facial masks


If you think about acne remedies you can’t escape homemade facial masks. You can make the masks from


  • Cucumber - Put grated cucumber on your face and/or neck and back, leave it for 20 minutes and wash it off with fresh cold water
  • Fenugreek - Make a paste of fenugreek leaves and apply this before you go to bed. Wash it off in the morning
  • Turmeric - Mix 1 tablespoon of milk powder and 1 tablespoon of turmeric paste until it is a smooth paste. Spread the paste gently and equally with your fingertips on your clean face and neck; keep the eye area clearNow lie down, relax and leave the mask on for 15-20 minutes, your skin should start to feel tight and dryMore acne fighting homemade turmeric masks? Take a look at our own turmeric mask recipes page
  • Aspirin - For the instructions about an aspirin mask take a look at our aspirin mask page





Home remedies for curing acne

Coriander or Mint Juice


Mix a teaspoon of coriander or mint juice with a pinch of turmeric powder. Wash your face thoroughly before and then apply this mix every night before you go to bed

You also might want to take a look at our collection of acne mask recipes








Final note: 

Remember that all people are individuals and that what works for one person in one situation might not necessarily work for another

But whatever natural acne treatment you choose, perseverance is the key. Keep at it until you see results, which will happen

Before you try any new method contact your doctor or dermatologist first. If your acne gets worse, even after trying some of these remedies, please also contact your doctor





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If you want to dig deeper (pun not intended) into what acne is and the challenges it puts forward, you can read what the good people of Mayoclinic have to say about acne and natural acne treatments.






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